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the real refs back on the field for tonight's game in baltimore. so huge news there. it's news that broke very late last night right around midnight. and n.f.l. 's commissioner roger goodell released a statement shortly afterwards that says this agreement supports long-term reforms that will make officiating player. the teams, players and fans deserve consistency and quality in officiating. we look forward to having the finest officials in sports back on the field and i want to give a special thanks to the n.f.l. fans for their passion. now it's time to put the focus back on the teams and players where it belongs. now this statement, this agreement comes after two full days of face-to-face talks thanks to that terrible call during monday night football. that got the two sides back to the negotiating table. and just hours before an agreement was reached, terry mccauley, a real n.f.l. referee said this on our newscast about one of the big sticking points in the negotiations: pengs. >> yes, the economy has changed. things have changed but very to remember one thing. the n.f.l. is not like ca
on the board. second quarter, a touchdown pass. baltimore stayed ahead. close in the the browns a second chance at a hall mary -- hail mary. incomplete. ravens win 23-16. here is kristin fisher with more reaction to the refs coming back. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. leapt me ask you this. when is the last time that you saw referees getting a standing ovation? most times they're booed or heckled but not last night. check out the reception they received in baltimore just before kickoff. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: look at that. a standing ovation for the referees. that may be the first time in the history of football. throughout the game people held up signs. my favorite said "finally we get to yell at the real refs. welcome back." these guys really got the rock star treatment last night. this all happened less than 24 hours after an agreement was reached between the n.f.l. and the referee union. after nearly a year of negotiations, the two sides finally reached a compromise on pensions, salaries. fans were ecstatic. coaches we leaved. no one was happier about the return of t
brought the nfl back to baltimore is fighting for his life this morning. art modell is reportedly gravely ill at johns hopkins university hospital. modell gained attention in 1996 when he decided to move the cleveland browns to baltimore and eventually sold all but 1% of the ravens. the ravens team spokesman did not know modell's condition, but a cleveland television system is reporting that the 87-year-old's vital organs are failing. >>> the georgetown man suspected of killing his wife is competent to stand trial. psychiatrists at st. elizabeth's hospital say 48-year-old albricht muth has stopped eating but is competent enough to understand the charges. he is accused of killing viola drath last year and his trial is set for october. >>> a 12-year-old boy charged with second-degree murder will have to wait until october to learn his fate. he offered a plea to involuntary manslaughter charges in court. an alfred plea does not admit guilt but does concede there is enough evidence to convict. the boy's accused of beating his 2-year-old foster sister to death in july. the court will determine
this hour. 73 at baltimore. 72 at culpeper and 72 at hagerstown. it will be a hot day today, folks so be prepared. yesterday's highs, we hit 90 at reagan national airport. expect it to be 90 degrees today. back to you. >> thank you. >>> to politics now. bill clinton fires up the democratic base. the former president took center stage on the second day of the democratic national convention. >> the threat of storms forced the organizers to move tonight's speech by president obama indoors. >> reporter: former president bill commit headline the second night of democratic national convention as he officially nominates president obama for a second term. >> i want barack obama to be the next president of the united states. and i proudly nominate him to be the standard bearer of the democratic party. >> reporter: former president clinton explaining why he should be re-elected. >> he is still committed to constructive cooperation. look at his record. he appointed republican secretaries of defense, the army and transportation. he appointed a vice president who ran against him in 2008. >> report
by the replacement refs but the refs are gone now. >> baltimore hosted the first game since the regular refs decided to come back. ravens taking on the browns. a 63-year-old interception return by baltimore's carey williams is the play of the night. there he goes through the house. ravens beat the browns 23-16. >> the headline this morning is the return of the refs. kristin fisher is live in our satellite center with more on that. sounds like an action movie. >> reporter: it does. when was the last time that you saw referees tting a standing ovation? most time they're booed or heckled but not last night. check out the reception they received in baltimore just before kickoff. cheers and a standing ovation for the referees. that may be a first in the history of football. and people throughout the game held up signs. look at that one. "finally we get to yell at real refs. welcome back." these guys got the rock star treatment. this all happened less than 24 hours after an agreement was reached between the n.f.l. and the referees union after nearly a year of negotiations. the two sides finally reached a
's because they play right up the road in baltimore. >> at 5:50, we'll talk with the director of a new breast imaging center in the area. >> at 5:15, howard has the back- to-work forecast. it is gorgeous again today. we'll be right back. >>> good morning. welcome back to 9news now. it's 5:14. it's going to be hard to beat yesterday but today does it. >> i think today will be the best day of the week. as awesome as yesterday was. we'll up it today because the winds are not going to be breezy. that will be the difference right there. still going to be sunny. still going to be dry. temperatures still will top out in the upper 70s. it's awesome. let's get you going at the bus stop forecast on this chilly, chilly tuesday morning. 40s in spots. 40s and 50s at the bus stop this morning. sunrietz not until 6 -- sunrise not until 6:46. a lot of darkness still to go. 72 by noon. with a north wind at 5:00, we hope you can eat outside, maybe stretch the lunch hour to 90 minutes or longer. 76 at 5:00. a beautiful day with light winds. go play tennis or something this afternoon. it's going to be awesome. c
. the refs will be taking the field starting tonight as the browns take on the ravens in baltimore. the fans got loud getting this deal done with more than 70,000 fans around the world making their voices heard in voicemails to nfl offices after the monday night game that gave the seahawks a win over the packers in one of the most controversial calls in nfl history. nfl commissioner roger goodell said this. this agreement supports long-term reforms that will make officiating better. the teams, players and fans want and deserve both consistency and quality in officiating. yes, we do. live at the news desk, tony tull, news4. >>> this morning, more than 1,000 pepco workers are a step closer to going on strike. union reps will go back to pepco to try to get a new deal. if no deal is reached, workers will vote on whether to strike. the labor battle comes as pep co got the go ahead for a rate hike in the district. the d.c. public service commission approved a partial rate increase and that can mean an extra $2.60 a month for the average customer. >>> ken cuccinelli approved a plan to impose strict
at guantanamo bay for six years. >>> the 17-year-old perry hall high school student shot in baltimore on the first day of classes is finally hope now. he was randomly hit by a bullet when another student opened fire in the cafeteria. the suspect is due in court for a bail review later this week. >>> it has been two and a half weeks since a 17-year-old girl from kettering was killed in her home on chartsey street. police are still searching for a suspect and motive. last night, hundreds of residents packed the community cent are to get an update on the murder of amber stanley. bridge county police hosted the meeting asking for help in solving the case. amber stanley was shot and killed after an armed man broke into her home. her mother attended last night's meeting and is hoping someone will step forward with information. >> we need help. we need the community to pull together and get this person or persons, whoever did this horrendous murder, that killed my baby, my baby girl. >> detectives want anyone who may have seen or heard anything unusual on the night of august 22nd to contact
and questionable travel spending. >>> the man who brought the ravens to baltimore is in the hospital this morning. art modell is reportedly gravely ill at johns hopkins. modell's praised in maryland but vilified in cleveland after moving the browns to baltimore back in 1996. he eventually sold all but 1% of the ravens. the ravens team spokesman did not know modell's position, but a cleveland television station is reporting that the 87-year-old's vital organs are failing. >>> a traffic alert now for drivers in northern virginia. a busy off-ramp in tysons corner will soon be back open. at 5:00 a.m. tomorrow, crews will reopen the ramp from southbound 123 to westbound route 7. drivers have been using a temporary ramp. the regular rp had been closed while a tunnel was being built for metro's silver line. >>> 5:06 now, 76 degrees. a neighborhood on alert. a man bruised and beaten is sharing his story. >>> and the airline known for low fares that's now on the way to our region. >>> plus, hot and sticky weather. is relief on the way soon? storm team 4 meteorologist [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. your
for the redskin game. you'll go up to baltimore to see the ravens. take a sweatshirt. you could be in the upper 40s to low 50s. low 70s on monday. upper 70s tuesday with sunshine. wednesday a few showers late, but warm again. high temperatures in the low 80s. returns right after this. stay tuned. >>> in the mail bag tonight, mitt romney, the republican still taking hits for what he said to big dollar donors about the 47% of americans who he says will never vote for him. but our good friend, john, says sometimes the truth hurts. media have already said that 95% plus voters have already made up their minds and neither side is courting those voters. they are after the 5% of undecided voters. so now come governor romney that acknowledges he is not worried about the 47% that will vote for president obama no matter what. what is the issue again? well john, the issue is how romney characterized those obama voters. victims unwilling to take charge of their own lives. in other words, losers. not the right attitude for a guy who desperately says he wants to be more likable. then there was this on the contin
sweet weekend for baltimore ravens wide receiver torrey smith. he turned in one of his best games as a pro but did that with a heavy heart. smith's younger brother died saturday night while riding his motorcycle in northern virginia. smith, a former terrapin receiver, decided to play in last night's game against the patriots. he scored two touchdowns in a ravens win. afterwards, smith talked about playing with that weight on his shoulders. >> you play with a heavy heart. you want to play for that person. i know my mom and all my family and everyone was back at the house. i texted my mom when i got here to the stadium. that's when i really made the decision i was going to play. she was excited about it. she was like, of course he'd want you to play. >> ravens had a moment of silence before the game for jones. police are still investigating the crash, but they say alcohol was not a factor. >>> the police and fbi agents who caught the former marine responsible for firing at several military buildings will be honored today. yonathan melaku pled guilty to shooting at the pentagon, quan
condition. she later died. her name has not been released. >>> a bitter sweet weekend for baltimore ravens wide receiver torrey smith. he turned in one of his best games as a pro but did so with a heavy heart. smith's younger brother died sunday night while riding his motorcycle in virginia. smith, a former terrapin receiver, decided to play in last night's game against the patriots. he scored two touchdowns and a ravens win. afterward, ravens head coach john harbaugh mar developvelled smith's resolve. >> when torrey said he wanted to play, he deserved that. a very special guy. how do you explain that? the lord works in wonderful, mysterious, beautiful ways. >> the ravens had a moment of silence before the game for jones. police are still investigating the crash but say alcohol was not a factor. >>> it's a sour start to the season on the redskins home field. the bengals came to town and proved they were going to be tough to beat from the very beginning. >> he will go deep. he's got green. he's going to go all the way. >> redskins outgunned for the most part in this game, ultimately falling
. >>> the man who brought the nfl back to baltimore is in the hospital this morning. a cleveland television station is reporting that art modell is gravely ill. modell gained national attention back in 1996 when he decided to move the cleveland browns to baltimore, where they changed their name to the ravens. he eventually sold all but 1% of the team. a ravens team spokesman says modell is at johns hopkins hospital but did not know his condition. >>> the nfl season is now under way. the redskins announced they'll be without starting safety brandon meriweather for the start of the season. he is out two to four weeks after he sprained his knee in practice. but you won't have to wait long to see robert griffin iii in action, just a few more days! fans caught a glimpse of what rg3 can do during his solid preseason games with two touchdowns and no interceptions, but there is no doubt he is feeling some butterflies for his first regular season game. >> everybody gets nervous. you know, everyone gets antsy, anxious, any word you want to use to put on that, it happens, but you do try to stay calm,
-10 at the half. later in the 3rd, ed reed, picked six. count it. ran 34 yards for the touchdown. baltimore wins 44-13. the ravens have won seven come consecutive home openers. doubleheader last night on monday night football. the raiders hosting the chargers. oakland botched three different punts in the game. special teams failed. san diego capitalized each time. chargers defense didn't allow a touchdown till the 4th quarter. san diego wins 22-14. >> sorry about that, brian. >>> the nationals are picking off their division opponents one by one. saturday they ended any chance the marlins could win the nl east. now the mets are out, too. d.c. opened a three-game series in new york last night. in the 3rd, ryan zimmerman hit the blast to dead center field. a two-run home run. he's -- his 21st of the season made it 3-0 nats. gio gonzalez didn't need more help than that. he pitched six innings giving up one run on three hits. he now has 19 wins. that's the most for the fran choose in 30 -- franchise in 30 years. >>> after years of coming oh so close, andy murray finally has a grand slam title to his
at this time. >>> a 17-year-old boy shot on the first day of school in baltimore county woke up at home this morning after spending two weeks in the hospital. police say daniel was randomly hit when another student opened fire in the cafeteria. he has down syndrome and said he was excited to play with his dog, make tacos and watch the ravens game last night. he also says he would like to go back to school, although his parents say they haven't looked that far ahead. >>> 8:08. still ahead during the 8:00 hour, dramatic new video from the wisconsin temple shooting. we are going to show you what happened when the first officer arrived at the scene. >> but first, prince george's county executive rushern baker will join us live to explain how the maryland suburb is changing the way it takes care of your child's health at school. >> stay with us. we'll be right back. 4g lte has the fastest speeds. so let's talk about coverage. based on this chart, who would you choose ? wow. you guys take a minute. verizon, hands down. i'm going to show you guys another chart. pretty obvious. i don't think co
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